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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Bone, Kevin, ed.
THE NEW YORK WATERFRONT: Evolution and Building Culture of the Port and Harbor
NY: Monacelli Press, 1997

Large octavo. 280 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; chronology; glossary; bibliography. Paperback. Near Fine.This book is an unprecedented documentation of the rise and fall of the New York City waterfront's architectural, technological, industrial, and commercial existence over the past 150 years.
Inventory number #005278



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$12.00

Bowen, Croswell
THE ELEGANT OAKEY
NY: Oxford University Press, 1956

First edition. Octavo. 292 pp, several b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Black cloth with silver-stamped spine lettering with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has small loss at head of spine & slight wear to corners, inked price next to printed price on front jacket flap. The biography of A. Oakey Hall, who served as mayor of New York City from 1869 to 1872. A lawyer, he was the prosecutor in the notorious Burdell murder case, and a chief defender of August Belmont when Belmont sued the Evening Post for libel.
Inventory number #004754



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$40.00

Baker, Martha & Sara Evans
THE OUTDOOR LIVING ROOM
NY: Clarkson Potter, 2001

Quarto. 224 pp; profusely illustrated with color photographs; resources. Hardcover with dj. Fine/Fine. Landscape designer Martha Baker offers more than 45 examples where porches, pools, patios, decks, and gardens have been turned into outdoor living spaces. The styles include classic, rustic, romantic, modern, whimsical, and in town. The resource section illustrates and describes garden furniture, architectural and landscape elements, and decorative items.
Inventory number #004200



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Stevenson, James
UPTOWN LOCAL, DOWNTOWN EXPRESS
NY: Viking Press, 1983

Octavo. 100 pp; illustrated with the author's pen and ink drawings. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. VG/VG. A clean, unmarked copy; small chip at top of unclipped jacket spine. Author is a New Yorker writer and illustrator.
Inventory number #003359



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Marcuse, Maxwell F.
THIS WAS NEW YORK! A Nostalgic Picture of Gotham in the Gaslight Era
New York: Carlton Press, 1965

Octavo. 447 pp; numerous b/w photographs; index. Cloth with dj. VG/VG, top of dj spine lightly chipped. A well-illustrated history of Old New York in the gaslight era.
Inventory number #002913



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$8.00

Colwin, Laurie
ANOTHER MARVELOUS THING
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986

First edition (stated). Octavo. 130 pp. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. VG/VG a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket lightly chipped at head of spine, top edge of jacket a bit toned, back panel lightly soiled. The book consists of eight linked stories (five of which appeared in the New Yorker) tracing the course of a love affair between professional associates, each married to someone else. The author traces the subtleties of love, both married and adulterous; this time the author adds another marvelous thing - the birth of a baby.
Inventory number #001726



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$15.00

Friedman, Mildred & Glenn M. Andres
HHPA: Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates: Buildings and Projects 1992-1998
NY: Rizzoli, 1999

First edition. Quarto. 224 pp; profusely illustrated in color & b/w photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket in protective mylar cover. HHPA is especially renowned for its theater and performing arts complexes. This book features the presentation of 50 projects (interiors and exteriors), plus works in progress and planning projects. They include: Windows on the World restaurant at the World Trade Center and Bryant Park in New York City; Cleveland Library, Hawaii Theatre Center in Honolulu; the comprehensive development plan for Warner Bros. Hollywood Studios; and the Los Angeles Public Library, Central Library, built in 1926 by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue.
Inventory number #000351